#boc (Black Label/Bourbon Barrel Breakfast Of Champions) | Voodoo Brewery

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31 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Voodoo Brewery
Pennsylvania, United States
voodoobrewery.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by PSU_Mike on 09-15-2016

BEER STATS
Ratings:
31
Reviews:
4
Avg:
4.04
pDev:
9.16%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
6
For Trade:
2
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4.2/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Raziel313
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HoppyBastard1
4.35/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rspauldi
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PHBoiler
3.48/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Really thin and low ABV to carry the bourbon flavors. Tastes like bourbon extract added to a milk stout. Slightly metallic in taste. There's some sweetness as well.

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Photo of trygelski1
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle poured into an East End Brewing snifter:

Look: Pours a nice jet black color with about an inch of head. Minor lacing present with some retention.

Smell: Notes of bourbon right out of the gate! As it warms notes of coffee, chocolate, and vanilla appear as well!

Taste: Nice notes of bourbon very present but not overwhelming like some barrel aged beers can be! Coffee, vanilla, and chocolate round this out for a nice beer! Digging the barrel aging of a low ABV stout!

Feel: Medium bodied.

Overall: Very solid barrel aged breakfast milk stout from the crew at Voodoo! Nice take on a lower ABV beer that is barrel aged! Maybe some other breweries will give this style a shot! Next time they brew this I suggest getting out there and picking this one up!

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Photo of mrn1ceguy
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of schinebd
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dizzy242
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Duff27
4.05/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wvsabbath
4.24/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of eifster82
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheLefty1616
4.21/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 22Blue
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chippo33
2.45/5  rDev -39.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Lucoli
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Brian29
3.39/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Masters
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of warrendietrich2001
4.27/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BMMillsy
4.08/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of chefduff2
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kbuzz
4.22/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stevedore
4.21/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle, black label, 2016. Served in a Voodoo teku glass.

Pours a dark cola brown, nearly black body, one and a half finger white head, good carbonation, bits of lacing. Smells of rich bourbon, vanillin, espresso, light roast, touch of maple, cocoa, milk chocolate. The bourbon barrel isn't too overwhelming, but it's the first thing you notice with a slight smoky sweetness to it. Flavour follows; slight smoky sweet bourbon, light oak, milk chocolate, vanillin, touch of maple, roasted coffee bean. Not as much maple as I was hoping for; it's really more of a light drizzle if that makes sense. Mouthfeel is medium-lighter bodied, a bit thin but standard for a milk stout this light in ABV. Good carbonation, smooth, lightly dry and smoky finish. Interesting stout, solid but nothing too mindblowing as far as the flavours and adjuncts go, but there is just the right amount of bourbon barrel in there for me.

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Photo of Sean32
4.37/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Brewski
4.23/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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#boc (Black Label/Bourbon Barrel Breakfast Of Champions) from Voodoo Brewery
4.04 out of 5 based on 31 ratings.
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